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Spotlight: WildAid's Celebrity Supporters

Raising awareness to reduce the demand for threatened and endangered species products and to increase public support for wildlife conservation.

WildAid sends 100% of online donations directly to programs.

Celebrity supporters

WildAid has 34 known supporters, including Richard Branson, Prince William, and Leonardo DiCaprio

Areas of work AnimalsEnvironmentConservation Read more about WildAid's work and celebrity supporters. Related articles Michelle Yeoh Against Illegal Wildlife TradeKate Hudson Gets Styled for WildAidKate Hudson Launches Cruelty Free & Eco-Friendly Hair ProductsYao Ming Calls For An End To Shark Fin SoupJackie Chan Speaks Out Against Tiger Products

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‘Muscle Shoals’: Nancy Wilson Named Executive Music Producer, Bettina Gilois To Write Johnny Depp-Produced Series

Rock'n'roll legend Nancy Wilson has joined Global Road Entertainment’s limited music drama series Muscle Shoals as Executive Music Producer via her Roadcase Productions shingle, and Emmy-nominated Bettina Gilois (Bessie) has signed on to write the drama, which is in development, based on Rick Hall's autobiography The Man From Muscle Shoals: My Journey from Shame to Fame. Muscle Shoals hails from Johnny Depp and Christie Dembrowski's Infinitum Nihil, Richard Branson's…
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Conor McGregor Has Shirtless Face-Off with Richard Branson

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Conor McGregor just had his most epic face-off to date -- a shirtless staredown with Sir Richard Branson!! For real. It all went down at the Pendulum Summit for business leaders in Dublin, Ireland ... where Conor was presented with a lifetime achievement award for his Big money moves. Branson joined McGregor onstage -- and after some back-and-forth, convinced the Ufc mega-star to bro out. Not to be outdone, Rich ripped off his top too ... and we gotta say,
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'Game Of Thrones' actor, Nik Powell among screen industry honoured by Queen

Actors, producer and former Pact head of diversity among those honoured.

Source: Paul Grover

Nik Powell

Game Of Thrones actor James Cosmo and former producer and Nfts director Nik Powell were among screen industry professionals awarded titles in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honours list.

Veteran Scottish actor Cosmo, known for playing Jeor Mormont in Game of Thrones and films including Braveheart, Trainspotting and Highlander, was honoured with an MBE.

Powell, who received an OBE, stepped down from his position as director of the National Film and Television School in 2017 after 14 years in the role. In the early 1970s he set up Virgin Records with Richard Branson and in 1982 he partnered with fellow-producer Stephen Woolley to form the Palace companies, where he served as executive producer on titles including Company Of Wolves, Mona Lisa, Scandal and The Crying Game. He went on to produce films such as Backbeat, The Neon Bible,
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'Game Of Thrones' actor, Nik Powell among screen industry honoured by Queen

Actors, producer and former Pact head of diversity among those honoured.

Source: Paul Grover

Nik Powell

Game Of Thrones actor James Cosmo and former producer and Nfts director Nik Powell were among screen industry professionals awarded titles in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honours list.

Veteran Scottish actor Cosmo, known for playing Jeor Mormont in Game of Thrones and films including Braveheart, Trainspotting and Highlander, was honoured with an MBE.

Powell, who received an OBE, stepped down from his position as director of the National Film and Television School in 2017 after 14 years in the role. In the early 1970s he set up Virgin Records with Richard Branson and in 1982 he partnered with fellow-producer Stephen Woolley to form the Palace companies, where he served as executive producer on titles including Company Of Wolves, Mona Lisa, Scandal and The Crying Game. He went on to produce films such as Backbeat, The Neon Bible, Last Orders and [link=tt
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Spotlight: Cancer Research UK's Celebrity Supporters

The UK’s leading charity dedicated to cancer research

Celebrity supporters

Cancer Research UK has 58 known supporters, including Richard Branson, Scarlett Johansson, and Heidi Klum

Areas of work HealthCancer Read more about Cancer Research UK's work and celebrity supporters. Related articles Buskers Joined By Stars For CharityCoronation Street Stars Play For Good CausesSugababes To Headline Charity ConcertSandi Thom Shows Sunbed DangerHandbag.com Launches Handbag Amnesty

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Is Anyone Having More Fun Than Barack Obama This Year? Not Likely

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Is Anyone Having More Fun Than Barack Obama This Year? Not Likely
Barack Obama, 56, is living his best life now that he's out of the White House, and while we're still reeling from his departure, we couldn't be happier for him. The former president has been having a blast letting loose on yachts, kitesurfing with Richard Branson, and hitting the links, but even between all that excitement, he still has time to respond to wedding invitations. The country certainly isn't the same without him, but we have to say, Post-Presidency Barack is our favorite Barack. Related18 Times President Obama Was Unequivocally You
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Woman Accuses Sir Richard Branson Of ‘Motorboating’ Her At Party, Alleges He ‘Put His Face In My Breasts’

A woman is claiming that Virgin mogul Sir Richard Branson walked up to her at a party, stuck his face between her breasts and proceeded to “motorboat” her, whipping his head from side to side while mimicking the “Rrrrrr” sound of a motorboat engine, In an interview with U.K. newspaper The Sun, singer Antonia Jenae says […]
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Spotlight: Stand Up To Cancer's Celebrity Supporters

Stand Up To Cancer is a non-profit organization/website/TV show that aims to raise money for cancer researchers and scientists to come together and reach their common goal: the cure for cancer.

It is a campaign of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and UK donations go to Cancer Research UK.

Celebrity supporters

Stand Up To Cancer has 260 known supporters, including Ellen DeGeneres, George Clooney, and Richard Branson

Areas of work Cancer Read more about Stand Up To Cancer's work and celebrity supporters. Related articles Stand Up To Cancer: Sherry Lansing Tells Us How And WhyLance Armstrong Stands Up To CancerFashion Concert Stands Up To CancerMore Stars Stand Up To CancerFemale Stars Unite For New Charity Single

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SmartGurlz from Shark Tank: How robots teach girls to code and where to buy them

This week’s Shark Tank features SmartGurlz — the company behind the world’s first coding robot for girls. The firm, which appears on an episode featuring Virgin founder Richard Branson, aims to get more girls into coding and technology and inspire the women creators and leaders of tomorrow. It works through a combination of a doll — or dolls — plus SmartGurlz’ “Siggy” robot and what the firm has branded its “Sugar Coded” app. Girls can use the app in various different ways, including simply drawing paths for their doll to roll around on using Siggy — a two-wheeled self-balancing robot...read more
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Richard Branson Says He Expects To Be In Space Within 6 Months [Exclusive]

Richard Branson, the Virgin Group founder, thinks he will be in space in less than six months with his space company, Virgin Galactic. “We hope to be flying in two to three months,” Branson told an audience at the Synergy Global conference at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. “I hope to go three months […]

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Your chance to win $100,000,000 thanks to Vostok Inc

To celebrate the release of Vostok Inc. on the Nintendo Switch Wired Productions have announced the ultimate competition and prize. A cash prize of $100,000,000 will be given to the first person to physically travel to and provide proof of their journey to each of the planets within the solar system and that includes Pluto as a planet as well. Jimmy announces the competition in the video below…

This practically unbelievable competition is open to everyone with the exception of Richard Branson and Elon Musk…..oh and Nasa. Those who do decide to enter this race to the planets will have 100 years to complete this endeavour.

Landing on each planet is not required (probably because it would be impossible in some cases) however, a full orbit must be completed with unedited, raw footage of each orbit being provided.

“Our grandchildren might be very angry with us, and though it may seem
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Jay-Z to Receive 2018 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Award

Jay-Z to Receive 2018 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Award
The awards season is already off to a great start for Jay-Z.

The 4:44 wordsmith will be recognized for his impact on the music industry at the 2018 Pre-grammy Gala, where he’ll receive the 2018 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons award. The event is set to take place at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on Jan. 27, the night before the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

“Jay-Z is a quintessential icon and I couldn’t be happier and more excited to share the evening with him,” said Clive Davis, co-host of the Pre-grammy Gala. “What a night this will be!”

With the honor,
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Preview of Atomic Robo and the Spectre of Tomorrow #1

Idw celebrates 10 years of Atomic Robo this week with the launch of Atomic Robo and the Spectre of Tomorrow, and we have a preview of the first issue for you here; check it out…

Remember those carefree days when the world was only imperiled by things like giant mutants from the sea or the occasional mad scientist dinosaur? Now it’s 2017 and everything’s horrible all the time! But that’s why Atomic Robo is setting up the new Tesladyne Institute in the badlands of New Mexico’s Jornada del Muerto desert with Sir Richard Branson’s Spaceport on one side and Elon Musk’s Solar Farm on the other. With neighbors like these, who needs to uncover an insidious plot that threatens the lives of everyone in the world?

Atomic Robo and the Spectre of Tomorrow #1 goes on sale on Wednesday, November 1st, priced $3.99.
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Jay-Z to Be Honored With the 2018 Grammy Icons Award

Jay-Z to Be Honored With the 2018 Grammy Icons Award
Congratulations, Mr. Carter!

On Tuesday, the Recording Academy announced that Jay-Z will be bestowed with the Salute to Industry Icons Award at the 2018 Grammy Awards.

"We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to honor Jay-Z with this year's Grammy Salute to Industry Icons Award. His contributions as an industry trailblazer and music visionary only begin to touch on the tremendous impact he's made both in entertainment and beyond," Recording Academy President Neil Portnow said of the 21-time Grammy winner. "Jay-Z also embodies the vibrant spirit of New York City and we couldn't imagine a more fitting honoree as we return to Manhattan for this year's Grammy Awards."

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With the honor, Jay-Z joins the ranks of past winners: Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, Irving Azoff, Martin Bandier, Richard Branson, Clive Davis, Ahmet Ertegun, David Geffen, Berry Gordy, Lucian Grainge, Debra L. Lee, Doug Morris
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24 Top Celebrity Halloween Costumes: From Colton Haynes to Heidi Klum (Photos)

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24 Top Celebrity Halloween Costumes: From Colton Haynes to Heidi Klum (Photos)
See what costumes made TheWrap’s list of best celebrity Halloween costumes. Adele as The Mask in 2016 Iggy Azalea as Cruella de Vil in 2013 Dwayne Johnson as The Hulk in 2012 Bette Midler as Winifred Sanderson from “Hocus Pocus” in 2016 Katy Perry as a Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in 2014 Colton Haynes as Ursula from “The Little Mermaid” in 2015 Tyra Banks as Richard Branson in 2015 Kim Kardashian as Poison Ivy in 2012 Heidi Klum as Jessica Rabbit in 2015 Beyonce and Jay Z as Barbie and Ken in 2016, with a special appearance by Blue Ivy Kylie Jenner as Christina Aguilera from her “Dirrty” music video in.
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Spotlight: The Elders's Celebrity Supporters

Based on an initiative by Richard Branson and Peter Gabriel, Nelson Mandela announced the formation of The Elders in July 2007 in Johannesburg on the occasion of his 89th birthday. Members of The Elders are: Martti Ahtisaari, Kofi Annan, Ela Bhatt, Lakhdar Brahimi, Gro Brundtland, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Jimmy Carter, Graça Machel, Mary Robinson and Desmond Tutu (Chair).

The Elders are a group of global leaders, brought together by Nelson Mandela, who use their collective experience and influence to promote peace, justice and human rights worldwide.

They include the former holders of some of the world’s most important and demanding posts, and individuals with an extraordinary track record on peace-making, reconciliation and social change.

Independent of government and no longer holding public office, the Elders are helping tackle some of the world’s most intractable problems, through both private advocacy and public work.

The Elders work strategically, focusing on areas
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Richard Branson & Robin Wright Among Speakers At The 2017 Synergy Global Forum

The Synergy Global Forum, which will be held at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Oct. 27-28, announced that this year’s speakers will include Richard Branson, Robin Wright, Malcolm Gladwell and Jack Welch, the former Ge chairman. The event, described as a “masterclass in disruption,” offers businesspeople from across the world the opportunity to network […]

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Richard Branson Reveals the Real Purpose for Barack Obama’s Oval Office Red Button

Richard Branson Reveals the Real Purpose for Barack Obama’s Oval Office Red Button
Earlier this year, it was revealed that President Donald Trump uses the red button on his Oval Office desk to order Coke from his butler. But when Barack Obama was president, he used the button to call for a healthier — if still caffeinated — beverage.

In his new autobiography Finding My Virginity, billionaire Richard Branson reveals that Obama used the button to order tea.

Branson made the discovery when he visited his friend President Obama for lunch one day in the Oval Office.

“As we stood up to leave I noticed the red buttons on his desk. Obama saw me looking at them,
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Richard Branson on Surfing with Barack Obama and Michelle’s First Words to Him Post-Presidency: We’re Free!’

Richard Branson on Surfing with Barack Obama and Michelle’s First Words to Him Post-Presidency: We’re Free!’
In Richard Branson‘s new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, he divulges the personal story behind his Virgin empire, and shares anecdotes involving his impressive circle of friends — including former president and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama.

Branson, 67, reveals that when the couple famously came to visit him in the British Virgin Islands after Donald Trump was sworn into office in January, Michelle couldn’t contain her excitement.

“We’re free!” Michelle Obama said, according to Branson, as he and his wife, Joan, greeted the couple.

“I’ve never been one for reserve and Barack and Michelle were eager to do away with formalities,
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